Danielle Trussoni’s March Newsletter

March 2022 Newsletter “Be happy. It’s one way of being wise.”  ―Colette Good morning from the Writing Cave! As you may know, I’m currently living and working in the magical city of San Miguel de Allende Mexico. It is an extraordinarily picturesque place, one filled with hidden gardens, shady stone terraces, and lush parks filled with palm trees, flowers, and …

Danielle Trussoni’s April Newsletter

April 2022 Newsletter What’s happening with me…  Hello from the Writing Cave, where I’m busy revising my new novel, The Puzzle Master, which is coming out next year.  If you missed it, last month I announced that Random House will be publishing The Puzzle Master, a literary thriller that revolves around an ingenious puzzle constructor. It’s coming out in June of 2023, …

March 2022

March 2022 Newsletter “If only there could be an invention that bottled up a memory, like scent. And it never faded, and it never got stale. And then, when one wanted it, the bottle could be uncorked, and it would be like living the moment all over again.”  ― Daphne du Maurier, Rebecca It’s been an exciting time here in the …

February 2022

February 2022 Newsletter Hello from the writing cave. Today is the first day of the Year of the Tiger, a new moon, and one of those days that seem numerically perfect: 2/2/22.  The first day of the Year of the Tiger is February 4th, and so there are still a few more days left in the Year of the Ox …

January 2022

Inspiration & Perspiration:Danielle Trussoni’s Newsletter January 2022 Newsletter “My New Year’s Eve Toast: to all the devils, lusts, passions, greeds, envies, loves, hates, strange desires, enemies ghostly and real, the army of memories, with which I do battle — may they never give me peace.”– Patricia Highsmith, New Year’s Eve, 1947 Happy New Year! Usually these new year newsletters are …

December 2021

Inspiration & Perspiration:Danielle Trussoni’s Newsletter October 2021 Newsletter “Genius is one percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration.” — Thomas Edison Hello from the writing cave! When I was growing up (I was born in Wisconsin), December meant snow and ice, fires burning in the fireplace, lots of baking, snowmen and slush and ice skating. But In San Miguel de Allende, …

November 2021

Inspiration & Perspiration:Danielle Trussoni’s Newsletter November 2021 Newsletter Hello from the Writing Cave, It’s the beginning of my favorite season, a time when the leaves burnish to orange and red, the days shorten and the air is filled with a chill. Growing up, I remember November being a time of both excitement—my birthday is November 9th—and preparation for winter.  Now …

October 2021 Newsletter

Inspiration & Perspiration:Danielle Trussoni’s Newsletter October 2021 Newsletter “Genius is one percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration.” — Thomas Edison Hello from the Writing Cave,It is a cloudy morning here, and I’m buried in my new novel. Although I’ve recently moved to a mountain in Mexico where the weather is generally temperate year-round, I am actually happy when the weather is glum (at least during …

September 2021 Newsletter

Inspiration & Perspiration:Danielle Trussoni’s Newsletter September 2021 Newsletter “Mistakes are the portals of discovery.” — James Joyce Hello from the Writing Cave, It has been a month of enormous changes for me (more on that below), but the first thing I want to address is some feedback I have had from one of my readers. The name of this newsletter, …

8.1.21

Inspiration & Perspiration:Danielle Trussoni’s Newsletter August 1st Newsletter “Genius is 1 Percent Inspiration and 99 Percent Perspiration.”– Thomas Edison Happy first day of August from the writing cave! If you follow me on social media, you might already know that this will be my last newsletter from the writing cave for a while, as I’m moving to San Miguel de Allende in Mexico. I’m transporting the contents of …